Swedish National study on Aging and Care - Good Aging in Skåne

Overview

Acronym
GÅS-SNAC-S
Website
GÅS-SNAC-S
Investigators
  • Prof. Sölve Elmståhl
    Lund University
Contacts
  • Ole Larsen
    Lund University

General Design

Study design
Cohort
Start Year
2001
General Information on Follow Up (profile, frequency)
The participants are followed at ages 60, 66, 72, 78, 81, 84, 87, 90, 93, 96 and 99+ years. 60-78 years old are followed every 6 year and 81+ years old every 3 year from five municipalities including urban and rural areas from 2001.
Recruitment Target
  • Individuals
Number of Participants
5,804
Supplementary Information
To keep the number of active participants above 3000, new cohorts have been included every 6 years - meaning 3 new cohorts have been added until now (2007/09; 2013/15 and 2019/21) and always from the age cohorts 60 and 81 year of age.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Possible Access to Data
Possible Access to Biosamples
Other

Marker Paper

Lagergren M, Fratiglioni L, Hallberg I R, Berglund J, Elmståhl S, Hagberg B, Holst G, Rennemark M, Sjölund B-M,Thorslund M, Wiberg, I, Winblad B, Wimo A. A longitudinal study, integrating population and care and social service data - The Swedish National study on Ageing and Care (SNAC). Aging Clin Exp Res 2004; 16: 158-168.

PUBMED 15195992

Supplementary Information

Ekström H, Elmståhl S. Pain and fractures are independently related to lower walking speed and grip strength: results from the population study "Good Ageing in Skåne". Acta Orthopedica, 2006 Dec;77(6):902-11. PUBMED 17260199

Timeline

Populations

GÅS-SNAC-S - Cohort 1

Selection Criteria

Countries
  • Sweden
Territory
Area of the municipalities Malmö, Eslöv, Hässleholm, Osby and Ystad in southern Sweden

Sources of Recruitment

General Population
  • Selected sample
Supplementary Information
The random sample from the Population Register was chosen in the national project SNAC and it was stratified for age cohort and year of assessment with oversampling of age cohorts 60 and respectively > 81 years of age. Nine age cohorts were chosen with six year intervals for younger cohorts and three years for older cohorts (>78 years), 60, 66, 72, 78, 81, 84, 87, 90 and 93.

Sample Size

Number of Participants
6,023
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
3,800
Supplementary Information
Baseline: 2931 participants
Follow-up 1: 680 participants (81+ years old)

Follow-up 2: 1832 participants (all ages), 1523 participants (new 81, 60 years old)

Follow-up 3: 570 participants (only 81+ years old)

Follow-up 4: 2266 participants (all ages), 1350 participants (new 60, 81 years old)
GÅS-SNAC-S - Cohort 2

Selection Criteria

Minimum age
60
Maximum age
84
Countries
  • Sweden
Territory
Area of the municipalities Malmö, Eslöv, Hässleholm, Osby and Ystad in southern Sweden

Sources of Recruitment

General Population
  • Selected sample
Supplementary Information
The random sample from the Population Register was chosen in the national project SNAC and it was stratified for age cohort and year of assessment with oversampling of age cohorts 60 and respectively > 81 years of age. Nine age cohorts were chosen with six year intervals for younger cohorts and three years for older cohorts (>78 years), 60, 66, 72, 78, 81, 84, 87, 90 and 93.

Sample Size

Number of Participants
1,523

Data Collection Events

GÅS-SNAC-S - Cohort 3

Selection Criteria

Minimum age
60
Maximum age
81
Countries
  • Sweden
Territory
Area of the municipalities Malmö, Eslöv, Hässleholm, Osby and Ystad in southern Sweden

Sources of Recruitment

General Population
  • Selected sample
Supplementary Information
The random sample from the Population Register was chosen in the national project SNAC and it was stratified for age cohort and year of assessment with oversampling of age cohorts 60 and respectively > 81 years of age. Nine age cohorts were chosen with six year intervals for younger cohorts and three years for older cohorts (>78 years), 60, 66, 72, 78, 81, 84, 87, 90 and 93.

Sample Size

Number of Participants
1,350

Data Collection Events

# Name Description Start End
0 GÅS-SNAC-S - Cohort 3 - Baseline 2012 2016

Individual Studies Included

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